Who is the most famous gay icon in film? Jessica Alba has been embraced by the gay community for her beauty, talent and, humanitarian efforts. She supports gay rights and same-sex marriage and has been photographed partying at gay clubs. Many other famous actresses have become gay film icons include Judy Garland, Liza Minelli, and Barbra Streisand.
Several great film directors are gay icons as well. Precious director Lee Daniels is openly gay, as are Hairspray director John Waters, and Milk director Gus Van Sant.